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Windows 8 icons replaced with squares, Please Help!

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    Windows 8 icons replaced with squares, Please Help!


    Hi,

    I am new to windows 8, and have encountered a problem.
    It appears that the icons that normally appear when you right-click a tile in the metro interface have been replaced with weird symbols (see bottom left corner of attached picture). I have used the refresh option in the PC settings to try and fix the problem, and it did actually work (the icon images came back), except just now they were suddenly replaced with these symbols again.

    If you do know how to fix this problem, please help me (I would rather not refresh/ re-install windows again).


    I am not extremely 'tech-savvy', so please give directions that a ten year old could follow (please).

    Thanks.
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